The Abilene Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908 Page: 8 of 12
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FRIDAY MARCH 27 1W6.
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Spring Fashions at low
Newest Styles at low-
'est Prices -
Spring Fashions and Styles at Lowest Prices .Our Chief Attractions
New Outer Garments For
ELEGANT PANAMA SKIETS In black navy
and brown very stylishly made in' the new
spring fashions at $10.00 $7.50 and .$5 00
LADIES CHEAPER SKIETS In Panama. Mo-
hairs and Sicilians in black and tho leading L
r.A.lftMr . rvtrnif- nl.-inf o frt ti 1 if fin lYl CM A V TJlTl (T-T
ing from f.60 up to . . . . . . '. $400
NEW VOILE SKfRTS In very swell spring
styles at prices 20 per cent under the makefc;
priced at $7.50 $10.00 and $13 50
STYLISH LAWN WrAlSTS Beautiful as a
snowdrift ; no such an assortment in the Abilene
country at 50c 75c $1.00 and $1 50
EXTRA PINE grades of Waists at $2.00
to $3 00
THE NEW NET WAISTS No such winsome
styles in this city at such inviting prices; the
stamp of correct fashion on every garment;
silk lined at $3.50 "$4.00 and ....... $5 OO
SILK WAISTS In white black pink and blue
made of wash Habutai at $2.50 $3.00
and ' $3 50
EXTRA PINE Silk Waists $5 00
LADIES' STYLISH SUITS Made of the soft
and clinging .Lingerie some in beautiful Prin-
cess style at $500 $10.00 and $12 50
BEAUTIFUL LAWN SUITS Stylishly made
and your dressmaker would not make them' at
our prices ; made of good white lawn at $2.50
$3.50 and $4 50
LONG KIMONAS Made of beautiful wash
material fabrics ; new materials and new styles
at $1.00 $1.25 $1.51) and $200
SHORT KIMONAS In attractive spring styles
of beautiful Lawns and Batistes; attractive
prices at 40c 75c and $1 00
NEW PETTICOATS In Silk Satteen and Heath-
erbloom in black and colors; all prices.
Dress Goods and Silks-Quality
ancMFashion at Low Prices
MERCERIZED VOILE TISSUES Also in the
Priscilla Plaids and 'Embroidered DotjFissues;
very styllBh wash fabrics at 35o
THE T0ULON SILKS A sheer and dainty
wash fabric in very elegant fancy patterns. The
most stylish high grade dress fabric of the sea
son at k . . W ' . . 40o
PERCALES ANR MADRAS In attractive"
tasty printed patterns every one new large as-
sotment fast colos at 10c
BATISTES AND OAMBRICS-Very stylish
wash fabrics fast colors more than one hun-
dred pieces all now.. 7c 10c and 15c
STYLISH ORGANDIES In dainty printed
patterns in newest styles for spring at 10c
WASH TAFFETAS In beautiful mercerized
material 3(5 inches wide at only 20c
PRINTED SILK TISSUES Also in beautiful
Swiss Applique Batiste Voile and Plymouth
Plaids' at 25c
BLACK TAFFETA SILK In 35-inch width;
it's cheap at $1000; no more at price when
gone ; specials at 75c and ...... .85c
WASH SILKS An elegant line of these in
"flvo different graes from 25c up' to $1.00 ; but
uor special pr(ce offer Is j 50c
PONGEE SILKS In the different shades very
attractive an elegant grade of it in 36-inch
widths at .... ! . 60c
SHANTUNG AND RAJAH These are very
stylish silks this season; will make into-elegant
costumes at $1 00
OTHER-NEW SILKS Are shown at tl'.is store
not named in the above.
From Every Department New
Arrivals for Spring
LACE CURTAINS All 'grades and prices in
Nottingham Bobinet ruffled and Battenburg
trimmed; also the beautiful Itenaisance; rang-
ing in prices 50c 75c $1.00 up to $4 00
ATTRACTIVE SCRIMS Also Swiss and Col-
ored Madras draperies; some very elegant pat-
terns at very little prices 10c 15c and . .20c
FINE FRENCH MADRAS In attractive pat-
terns worth from 75c to $1.00 for 50c and 75c
LONG KID GLOVES In the leading shades ; a
good quality specially priced at $3.50 and 3 00
LONG SILK GLOVES In black white and
leading colors worth $1.50 to $2.00 our special
$1.00 and $1 50
LONG LISLE GLOVES In black and white;
many ladies are using these they wear better ;
our specials at 50c 75c and $1 00
LADIES' 'VEILS Newest importations and
are very stylish ; three- specials now ready for
use at 50c 75c and $1 00
LADIES' WASH BELTS In white stylishly
made in the nev style features at 10c 15c
SADIES' NECKWEAR-The most elaborate
display of Neckwear ever in the city and will
rival the larger cities. Whatevor in neckwear is
new and stylish it is here at 10c 15c 25c
and ". 50c
LADIES' KNIT VESTS Difect from the mak-
ers and are 20 per cent under the regular prices
specials 10c 15 cand ?...'. 25c
NEW SPRING CORSETS-With and without
supporters ; the v best allround make on the
market at 50c $1.00 and. . ' .'. $1 50
NEW SHOPPING BAGS In the Bracelet
style and others that are very stylish; our as-
cortment is great.
EMBROIDERIES AND LACES.
Supberb Patterns at Small Prices
Direct from St. Gaul
HAMBERG EMBROIDERIES We offer theso
in several grades; ivro extra specials at only
5c and 10c
BETTER EMBROIDERIES In Hamberg
and Swiss; values. not matched by many mer-
chants ; two great specials at oly 15c and 25c
EMBROIDERY BANDS In a great range of
patterns an elegant '50c value only 35c; chqaper
grades as low as 5c up to . . 25c
CORSET COVER EMBROIDERY In three
great values including a score of patterns at
25c 35c and 50c
NEW ALLOVER LACE No such .swell" styles
in the city; in Fillet Point de Paris etc. at
75c $1.00 up to $2 50
Beautiful bands to match.
100 PIECES OF NEW VAL LACE In almost
as 'many patterns that are not matched by
other stores at 3c and ..... i 5c
200 PIECES BETTER LACE Coming In fine '
grades of French Vals ; swell patterns and the '
assortment is great at10c15c and 25c
.COTTON AND LINEN BANDS New and styl
ish for trimming wash dresses ranging in prices
from 12c 15c up to 50c
FINISHING BRAIDS In white and colors
various widths; the prices per piece 5c 10c
and : 15c
DRESS TRIMMINGS Are found here in the
Appliques jind other stylish Persian bands
imported trimmings at all prices.
I J2r Correspondents
Nugent March 24.
Again I'll send you a few dots from
our busy little burg.
The Woodman hall Is going to be
built right now as seven of the mem-
bers went to Leuders today with their
wagons and teams for lumber and
they are all rolling in 'now with the
lumber. It makes us feel proud to see
our little place building up.
Jeff Williams has the contract to
build the hall which Is to be a largo
two-story 'frame building the lower
story to be used by D.Lewis for a drug
Our Baptist pastor Rev. J. D. Ken-
nedy of Abllf na filled his -epuiai h
pointment here Saturday and Sunday
and also delivered two fine lectures to
tho Woodmen Friday and Saturday
Mrs. B." M. Douthltt and children of
Leuders visited her parents here Sun-
day. Tony Wilson's father from Avoca is
visiting him this week.
One of our blacksmiths Mr. Skin-
ner has moved to Hawley to work at
his trade there.
Snencer nnd Whitley lumber men of
Lenders paid Nugent a visit today
L. B. Hollaway aFarmers Union
man spent several days with us last
week nnd delivered an excellent ad-
dress to the farmers.
Enrl Brown got the prize buggy that
wns given away by Munroo and Spu
Miss Lettio Logan of Abilene Is vis-
iting Miss Bertha Roberts this week.
Miss Vivian Branstetter will leave
In a few days for Oklahoma to make
her home for awhile7 with her uncle.
J D. Halley and Ray Arnold visited
Mrs. L. A. Beasley was qulto sick
Saturday and Sunday but is much bet-
The farmers are about all up with
Thq light rain of last week revived
vegetation gome and this beautiful
spring weather makes one feel like
they would like to go fishing and out-
Jng So all youtown folks must come
out and help uacatcfa and fry flah if
you are adepts la the art of angling.
.Our prayer meetlnia Homo Mission
SocItIw and Sunday gJfeols are all
1 Calvin Mdnroe and wue visited rel
atives at Anson yesterday.
The Dramatic Club meets tonight for
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Phillips our
teachers are loboring earnestly and
"teaching the young idea to shoot."
The health of our community is
With best wishes for all your many
readers I am as over. C. E. A.
Will send you a few news items.
We had a very nice little rain Mon-
day morning. not enough to make
stock water but It will do wheat and
oat crops a great deal of good.
The public school closed here Friday
night with a concert both teachers
and pupils doing themseves honor.
D. E. Bufllngton hastt very sick
child. Dr. Winn of Tuscola is attend-
ing on him.
Wo learn that Mr Stroud has a sick
child In his family.
Leo Christian is just getting up from
a severe spell of pneumonia.
Prof. L. W. Powell began a 20 days
school on vocal music Monday. Wo
predict much good as his school em-
braces the entire community.
Miss Jewell Stephenson camo In from
Sterling City last week whore she
has been teaching school tho past
Miss wWyHe Scott returned to her
home tn Ablleno Friday night She
has been teaching at Coats tho past
Miss Jesslo Graham of Simmons
College vlBited homo folks from Friday
Rev. McCormlck of tho Seventh Day
Advent faith preached at the school
house Sunday night.
From tho amount of feedstuff being
planted we hope not to see "so much
corn shipped to Taylor county next
fall and winter as there was last We
take the position and believe our
statements can be verified that the
farmers of Taylor county spend
enough money for feedstuff last winter
to have supplied themselves with
grocers for six months This needs
no comment for I believe everybody
feels the effects of it
Missoula Perry of Buffalo Gap is
ataylng with her uncle J. B. Roddell
and attending the music school here.
Mrnr.h 24. W have been blesed
with a nice shower arid the small j
grain is looking fine. People are busy
planting and we are hoping that this
will be a prosperous year and that
we will be blessed with good crops '
and the prospect is good so far.
Our1 neighbor and friencj Dr. F. E: 1
B. Stephenson living three miles northv
ot Potosl was a surgeon In the army I
in tho 60. and he has a Confederate
$5 bill paid him while in the arovice. I
tho nan teams oi roiosi ana iae
Cove hitched up again Saturday. Tho
score stood 15 to 4 In favor of Po-
Allen Wijiams is in the capital city
this week. .
The school Is progressing nicely nn-
dor the management of Mrs. Vowter
principal and Miss Pledger assist-
ant. The health ot the community is good
and our two doctors are having a
good time resting.
Wo would like very much tooo a
letter from Mr. J P. Davis of Flatts-
burg Miss. Como with the 'letter and
tell us of the country.
Prof. M. A. Williams the principal
or the Cedar'Hlll school is progressing
nicely. He continues to go back and
fourth rain or shine.
D J Holllngehead was around last
wealth in tho way of taxes. 1
J R Curtis came very near having
a fire at his home n fow nights ago.
One of the children upset a lamp and
when It fell on the floor the oil was
ignited and there was Borne fast mov-
ing around until the flro was extln-
guished. No damage was done.
The stock law election takes place
Saturday noxt and It is the topic of
conversation at present
The noxt thing of Importance will
be the special school tax election as
we are now without any special school
I eeo that our neighboring commu-
nity Is going to have an election to
build good school house. That's
tho thing to do. Wish our people had
tho spirit and would do likewise
' Tho ball team hero played a team of
married men Monday afternoon and
the score stood 4 to 6 in favor of the
married men The youngsters will
have to meet and practice up Borne be-
fore they make any challenges es-
pecially away from home
A. W McKoo wont to Ablleno Wednesday
Miss Dora Wilkinson spent Wednes-
day night with Misses Retha and Lela
The young people enjoyed the sing-
ing given at Mr. Ray's last Saturday
Mr. Hailey and slstir of Abilene
attended the singing at Mi Hay's Sun
Wo had a slow rai Monday but
we need more rain befo.'o much farm
work can be done or before we will
have stock water.
Mr. Chns Six speiu Saturday and
Sunday visiting tEe Powell and Adccck
families at 'Buffalo Gap. -
Mrs. Pool and Mr?. Elliott' went to
Mrs. Holland yisltnl the' .school on
Quito n crowd went flsilng last Sat-
urday and all report a nice time.
Miss Dora Wilkinson visited hr pa-
rents Saturday and Sunday at Iberia.
Mr. Hollaway lectured here las't
Bro. Hendon preached here last Sat-
urday and Sunday.
Quito a number ot young people
were entertained at tho pleasant homo
of Mr. and Mrs. Jordan last Tuesday
Asa McKie has been on the sick
list this week.
Mrs S. Jordan went to Abilene on
The Alford and Billings families vis-
ited relatives at Cpas last Sunday.
Tho prayer meeting at New Hope f-8
well attended last Sunday night.
to spend a week or ten days.
Mr. Floyd went to town Sunday.
P. H. Young went to Audra last
Thursday afternoon. '
Miss Pearle Green and brother Ray
went to Lawn Saturday evening to at-
tend an entertainment at that place
and will return Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Kelley and family who Jivo
down near Audra were in Moro last
Mrs. Wods spent the day with Mrs.
Vance last Wednesday evening.
'Mr. Dorrlswent to Abilene Sunday.
Mrs. Adcock returned from Fort
Worth where she has been visiting.
She says "she wouldot give all the
.West for that part of Texas. She says
It rains all the time and every ono is
Wood Williams and Mr. Tllden went
to Abilene Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Teague and children
of Caps were visiting their daughter
Mrs. Hab Traylor last week.
Mr. Tucker lost a mule last Mon-
day; it is thought the mule drowned.
Mr. Adcock was at the shop last
Monday morning with a planter to
be fixed. ORVAL LEA
March 23. Wo are having same cold
rainy weather. Gentle Sprlngjhas put
on her dress of green. y
Some oi tho farmers have corn up
and are planting jbHbh Jmalzo and
Mr. Burlesonmade a ti
laBt week onibuslnesa.lN
me with his
Wo are having some rain which the
farmers are all glad to see but don't
likethe looks of the weeds growing.
Tho health of tho country Is vory
Bro. Lockhart preached Sunday af-
ternoon at the new Baptist church
and thore was also singing. -
0 A. Carter and Miss LlHte Norwood
were the guests of Miss Aline Shors
Sunday evening and also Mr Brown
and.Woots Mansfield and Charlie Rog-
ers. There was singing at Mr. Shor'a
that night The young people enjoyed
It vory much.
Next Friday night 1b our Literary
night. We hope It will bo a grand
. Miss Luclle Norwood's hand Is some
better this week.
I will close as news Is scarce.
Orval Leaf como again.
A Higher Health LoveL
"I have reached a higher health level
since I began using Dr King's New
Life Pills" writes Jacob Sprjnger of
West Franklin Maine. "They keep
my stomach liver and bowels working
just right" If these pjlls disappoint
you on trial money will be refunded
at J. D. Magee's and McLemore-Bass
Drug Cos. drug stores. 25c.
Rank Foolishness t
When attacted by a cough or cold
or when your throat is sore it is
rank foolishness to take any other
medicine than Dr. King's New Discov-
ery" says C. O Eldridge of Emplro
Ga. "I have used New Discovery seven
years and I know it is the best reme-
dy on earth for coughs and colds
croup and all throat and lung troubles
My children are subject to croup but
New Discovery quickly cures every at-
tack." Known the world over as the
King of throat and lung remedies.
Sold under guarantee at J. D. Mageo
and McLemore-Bass drug stores. 50c
and 1100. Trial bottle free.
Both Phones Ho. 7.
Corner Flue nnd North 4th.
PIONEER DRY GOODS MAN
18 BACK IN BUSINESS.
J. L. Pcgues waoMot eleven years
conducted a suessl dry goods bus-
in m PS
lness In Ablloi
last year j is J
vory attractive bq
and all who may
ng out his store
in harness after
Mr. Pegues has
ow stock of goods
occupied by tho
0 street whore ho
o meet all of his
well as all others
purchase ot dry
hnsod a vory large
hoes and has some
gain to offer any
e in need of foot
wear. Call and see his stock nnd ob-
tain his prices.
Stock Reducing Sale on all lands of Furniture Iron
r' Beds Rugs Matting etc. A little money goes a long
V way at our store. -:- -:- -:- -:-
4. G. YOUNG-CO.
No 209 Pine Street Abilene.
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Shook, L. B. The Abilene Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908, newspaper, March 27, 1908; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth314487/m1/8/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.